EDUCATION ASSISTANT

Position overview
Competition No. S-13-277
Job location: St. Cyril School
2990 Cedarbrae Drive SW
http://www.cssd.ab.ca
Status: Contract / Temporary / Project
Available openings: 1
Education level: See below
Weekly hours: 30 hours per week
Salary: $15.44 $18.82 per hour (Category 2)
$17.43 $21.20 per hour (Category 3)
Posting date: 4/10/2014
Closing date: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.
Job description

This is a temporary assignment covering for an employee on leave.

OVERALL ACCOUNTABILITY:
The Education Assistant works in the classroom assisting students with diverse learning needs. This includes those who have severe social, emotional and communication needs and/or reflect an Educational Support I (ES I) learning profile.

SPECIFIC ACCOUNTABILITIES:
 Assists students individually and in small groups
 Assists students with self-care (dressing, toileting, etc.)
 Assists with testing and recording results
 Provides general supervision of students during out of class time
 Assists in planning and supervising field trips
 Prepares teaching materials; photocopying, typing, computer data entry, phoning, bulletin boards, charts
 Contributes to class planning activities, behaviour and progress reviews
Assists with the delivery of the students' Individualized Program Plans

QUALIFICATIONS:
 Education:  
  - Category 2: High school diploma or equivalent 
  - Category 3: Diploma or Certificate from a recognized post-secondary institution or equivalent of a minimum one (1) year full-time post-secondary course study may be considered
 May require any of the following depending upon assignment:
  - Certified in emergency first aid (EFA) and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
  - Behaviour management training
  - Lifting techniques
  - Rehabilitation experience
  - Restrictive intervention practices
 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


PLEASE NOTE:

  1. As an applicant, you are asked to submit a concise and detailed resume outlining your qualifications, experience, education and additional skills for this position.
  2. Applications are to be forwarded directly to Human Resources quoting Competition No. S-13-277 via FAX: (403) 500-2918 or E-mail: careerposts@cssd.ab.ca.
  3. Thank you in advance for submitting your application for this competition.  Only those applicants who have been short-listed will be contacted.
  4. Positions with the Calgary Catholic School District are dependent upon student enrollment and school organization.  If unexpected shifts occur requiring subsequent changes in the position or positions hours, successful applicants will be notified as soon as possible of changes to their assignment.